Sciences Po's library

Missions

The Sciences Po library is a social sciences reference library at an international level and more specifically in the field of political science.

As a partner of the French National Library and active member of CollEx-Persée (a national research infrastucture for collections of excellence) it brings together researchers and large scientific information holdings in order to give easier access. It collects, describes, disseminates and preserves material and resources for teaching and research.

As part of the European objectives in promoting Open Science, it designs along with its users the tools and services they need in order to collect, digitalise and explore resources and data.

The library also provides as part of its missions tuition on searching methodology and information literacy to its public (students, teachers and searchers) on all sort of resources (text, archive, image both printed or electronic).

It takes part actively into major european associations such as LIBER (Association of European Research Libraries), SPARC and COAR (Coalition of open access repositories)

Collections

The Sciences Po library is specialized in the social sciences, offering one of the richest collections in this field in all of Europe.

For further information see: the collections.

Services

Networks and Partners

The library is a member of the consortium of universities and institutions Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (USPC).

It is also actively involved in various professional bodies at the national and international level (FR.).

Contact

FNSP-Bibliothèque
27, rue Saint-Guillaume
75337 Paris Cedex 07 (FRANCE)

Téléphone : 01 45 49 56 34

Contact the Library (FR.)

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